Quadruplex
Quadruplex Quad"ru*plex, a. [L., from quattuor four + plicare to fold.] Fourfold; folded or doubled twice. [1913 Webster]

{Quadruplex system} (Electric Telegraph), a system by which four messages, two in each direction, may be sent simultaneously over the wire. [1913 Webster]


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  • quadruplex — [ k(w)adryplɛks ] n. m. • 1879; mot angl. 1875, empr. au lat. class. (→ quadruple) pour désigner une invention d Edison (1874) ♦ Techn. Système de transmission télégraphique qui permet d expédier simultanément quatre messages distincts. ●… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Quadruplex — is a technical term from the communications and recording industries and may refer to *Quadruplex telegraphy, an improvement on the electrical telegraph patented in 1874 by Thomas Edison; *2 inch Quadruplex videotape, the first practical and… …   Wikipedia

  • quadruplex — quadruplex. См. квадруплекс. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • quadruplex — [kwä′drə pleks΄, kwä′dro͞opleks΄] adj. [L < quadru (see QUADRUPED) + plex, fold: see DUPLEX] 1. fourfold ☆ 2. designating or of a former system of telegraphy in which four messages could be sent simultaneously over one wire, two in either… …   English World dictionary

  • Quadruplex — Ampex VR2000, ein Quadruplex Videorekorder Gewicht ca. 600 kg Quadruplex, auch Zwei Zoll Quadruplex oder Zwei Zoll Quad, war das erste Videorekordersystem weltweit. Entwickelt wurde es 1956 von Ampex. Quadruplex benutzt ein Magnetband mit zwei… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • quadruplex — 1. adjective a) Having four components. The childs toy was quadruplex and had four moving parts. b) of or relating to a system in telegraphy by which four messages can be sent on one wire simultaneously. 2 …   Wiktionary

  • quadruplex — adjective having four units or components quadruple rhythm has four beats per measure quadruplex wire • Syn: ↑quadruple, ↑quadruplicate, ↑fourfold, ↑four fold • Similar to: ↑multip …   Useful english dictionary

  • quadruplex — /kwod roo pleks , kwo drooh pleks/, adj. 1. fourfold; quadruple. 2. noting or pertaining to a system of telegraphy by which four messages may be transmitted simultaneously over one wire or communications channel. [1870 75; < L; see QUADRU , PLEX] …   Universalium

  • quàdruplex — quà|dru|plex Mot Esdrúixol Nom masculí …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • quadruplex — quad·ru·plex …   English syllables

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